Detroit Mercy faces Youngstown State after Davis’ 29-point game

Youngstown State Penguins (12-5, 4-2 Horizon) at Detroit Mercy Titans (6-11, 2-4 Horizon)

Detroit; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Detroit Mercy takes on the Youngstown State Penguins after Antoine Davis scored 29 points in Detroit Mercy’s 78-76 overtime loss to the Northern Kentucky Norse.

The Titans are 4-1 in home games. Detroit Mercy is ninth in the Horizon with 11.6 assists per game led by Davis averaging 3.1.

The Penguins are 4-2 in conference matchups. Youngstown State has a 0-1 record in one-possession games.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting this season between the two teams in conference play.

TOP PERFORMERS: Davis is averaging 25 points and 3.1 assists for the Titans. Jayden Stone is averaging 10.6 points over the last 10 games for Detroit Mercy.

Adrian Nelson is averaging 11.4 points and 9.2 rebounds for the Penguins. Dwayne Cohill is averaging 18.1 points over the last 10 games for Youngstown State.

LAST 10 GAMES: Titans: 3-7, averaging 75.7 points, 37.2 rebounds, 11.2 assists, 5.8 steals and 2.3 blocks per game while shooting 40.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 77.4 points per game.

Penguins: 7-3, averaging 85.7 points, 31.9 rebounds, 16.8 assists, 8.4 steals and 2.1 blocks per game while shooting 49.9% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 72.3 points.

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